St. Louis Cardinals Upgrade Main Video Display with Daktronics
11 LED displays being installed at Busch Stadium in 2016
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Jan. 12, 2016 – Baseball's St. Louis Cardinals have once again turned to Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, to provide new LED video display technology. The new main display, ribbon displays and out-of-town display are currently being installed at Busch Stadium, in St. Louis, Missouri.
"New scoreboards have been on our radar for the last few years," said Joe Abernathy, vice president of stadium operations. "The improvements will allow us to do much more in regards to in-game fan video and social engagement."
Totaling 4,800 square feet, the new main video display measures 40 feet high by 120 feet wide and features a 13HD pixel layout, the premier outdoor technology for sun-cutting brightness to provide crisp, clear imagery. The display will be approximately three times larger than the previous display with twice the resolution. It will feature wide angle visibility to provide a great view to fans throughout the stadium.
The main display also features variable content zoning which allows it to show one large image or to be divided into multiple different windows to show any variety of live video, instant replays, up-to-the-minute statistics, graphics and animations, and sponsorship messages.
"Daktronics is proud to continue our long-standing relationship with the St. Louis Cardinals to upgrade the video technology at Busch Stadium," said Daktronics Regional Manager Tony Mulder. "These enhancements are sure to improve an already amazing game-day atmosphere at baseball's highest level of competition. We're excited to see the final product entertaining Cardinals fans this upcoming season."
The installation includes an out-of-town display measuring 40 feet high by 81 feet wide and featuring a 13HD pixel layout. This display will show updates from other games from around the league.
The other nine displays will be installed along the seating fascia covering a length of 565 feet. These display feature a 15HD pixel layout and provide the opportunity to highlight sponsors throughout events as well as provide supplemental content to the main display.
Daktronics LED video and messaging display technology offers industry-leading environmental protection for a long lifetime with consistent performance and low power consumption, providing value and excitement for years to come.